Maria Contreras-Sweet

Ron Burkle Sues Lantern for Fraud, Breach of Contract Over Weinstein Co Sale

Yucaipa Companies files $6 million lawsuit claiming Lantern cut them out of the deal<p>Investor Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Companies filed a $6 million …

Corruption

Sitrick And Company Resigns Repping Disgraced Mogul Harvey Weinstein

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: The crisis public relations firm Sitrick And Company has resigned its post as spokesman for Harvey Weinstein. The firm was retained by …

Harvey Weinstein

The Weinstein Co. Declares Bankruptcy

The Weinstein Co. announced Monday that it had filed for bankruptcy, finding itself unable to survive the allegations of sexual abuse leveled against …

Harvey Weinstein

Weinstein Company files for bankruptcy, ends all non-disclosure agreements

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Harvey Weinstein speaks at the UBS 40th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference in New York<p>By Jessica DiNapoli and …

Harvey Weinstein

Weinstein Co. Is Close to Court-Supervised Sale to Lantern

Weinstein Co. may be sold to Dallas-based Lantern Asset Management in a court-supervised bankruptcy sale, according to people familiar with the …

Business

Investor group pulls out of deal to buy Weinstein Company

The team, led by Maria Contreras-Sweet, reportedly found out that the struggling studio’s debt was more than what was previously disclosed.<p>A deal to …

Business (India)

Gary Cohn to quit Trump White House

Gary Cohn, President Trump's top economic adviser, is going to leave the administration in the coming weeks. The New York Times, which was first to …

Donald Trump

Weinstein Buyers Pull Out of Purchase After Looking at Books

Maria Contreras-Sweet said her group is pulling out of its deal to buy the troubled Weinstein Co. film and TV studio after an examination of its …

Business

Never mind, the deal to buy The Weinstein Company has fallen apart

Less than a week after we reported that a majority-female investment group led by former Obama administration member Maria Contreras-Sweet had closed …

Kushner heading to Mexico to meet with Peña Nieto

Jared Kushner is heading to Mexico, along with State Department and National Security Council staff, to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto and …

Donald Trump

Sale of Weinstein Company falls apart again (updated)

Off again. That's the word as a supposedly done deal for the troubled Weinstein Company film operation has fallen apart yet again.<p>“We have received …

Business

Weinstein Co. Buyers Pull Out of Deal After Raising Questions About Studio's Financials

Maria Contreras-Sweet said her group is pulling out of its deal to buy Weinstein Co. after an examination raised questions about the viability of the …

Business Administration

Who is Gary Cohn?

President Trump's top economic advisor, Gary Cohn, is reportedly leaving the White House, the latest in a string of high-profile departures.<p><b>Why it</b> …

Donald Trump

Weinstein Company rescue deal collapses

<b>A deal to rescue The Weinstein Company from bankruptcy has collapsed at the last minute.</b><p>Businesswoman Maria Contreras-Sweet had led a team that was poised to buy the struggling film production and distribution company.<p>However, the deal was reportedly terminated after it was found the firm's debt …

Entertainment (UK)

Weinstein Company Deal Is Off Again; Bidders Meeting Tomorrow As TWC Does MGM-Like Bankruptcy

<b>2ND UPDATE with bankruptcy details:</b> Sources said TWC will move quickly into 363 bankruptcy, likely by March 15. It is expected to follow the orderly …

Entertainment Industry

Weinstein Company Sale Called Off Again

In a statement released Tuesday, Maria Contreras-Sweet called off a deal to buy the Weinstein Company, citing “disappointing information about the …

Harvey Weinstein

Deal to purchase Weinstein Co. collapses

A group of investors, led by former Obama administration official Maria Contreras-Sweet, announced Tuesday they are backing out of a deal to buy The …

Business

Weinstein Company sale collapses again, sources say

The deal to purchase the scraps of Harvey Weinstein’s eponymous film studio collapsed again Tuesday after the buyers discovered undisclosed debt, two …

Bob Weinstein

Weinstein buyers led by Maria Contreras-Sweet pull out of purchase after looking at books

Maria Contreras-Sweet would consider acquiring Weinstein assets available in bankruptcy<p>Maria Contreras-Sweet said her group is pulling out of its …

Business Administration

Trump admin. suing California over sanctuary laws

The Department of Justice is suing the State of California, alleging "obstruction of federal immigration enforcement," Politico reports.<p><b>Why it</b> …

Donald Trump

Weinstein Co Blasts 'Excuses' From Maria Contreras-Sweet Over Failed Sale

“This buyer simply had no intention of following through on its promises,” board says<p>The Weinstein Company’s board of directors doesn’t want to hear …

Harvey Weinstein

Coinbase debuts cryptocurrency index fund

Coinbase, which operates the GDAX cryptocurrency exchange, is introducing an index fund —comprised of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ether, and Litecoin— …

Business

Investor group cancels deal to buy Weinstein Co.

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of investors pulled out of a deal to buy the beleaguered Weinstein Co. on Tuesday after discovering tens of millions of …

Business

Ron Burkle celebrates Weinstein Co. deal with Hollywood pals

Ron Burkle was seen being congratulated by Hollywood types after closing a deal to buy the beleaguered Weinstein Company with a group led by Maria …

Hollywood

Former Obama official purchases The Weinstein Company

<b>Maria Contreras-Sweet (Getty/Win McNamee)</b><p>Maria Contreras-Sweet reveals plan to usher in a majority-women leadership team<p>Rachel Leah<p>March 2, 2018 9:50pm (UTC)<p>Less than a week ago, The Weinstein Company announced it would have to declare bankruptcy – a reality the film and TV company has now avoided …

Eric Schneiderman

The Weinstein Company has been saved from bankruptcy

Harvey Weinstein's movie company has been bought at the last minute<p>The Weinstein Company has been saved from bankruptcy at the last minute.<p>Harvey …

Harvey Weinstein

Maria Contreras-Sweet says she has reached a deal to buy Weinstein Co. assets

Maria Contreras-Sweet’s investor group has reached a deal to purchase assets of Weinstein Co., the former Obama administration official said …

Harvey Weinstein

Female-led investor group to buy Weinstein Co assets

A former Obama administration official on Thursday reached a deal to purchase assets of The Weinstein Company and said she will use a majority-female board to rebuild the Hollywood studio tarnished by sexual misconduct allegations.<p>Former Small Business Administration chief Maria Contreras-Sweet …

Business

The Weinstein Company Avoids Bankruptcy With Last-Minute $500 Million Sale

The investors are set to appoint a "majority female" board in due course.<p>The Weinstein Company (TWC) has avoided bankruptcy with a last-minute $500 …

Entertainment (UK)

Weinstein Company finally has a deal with Maria Contreras-Sweet

Business (South Africa)